Community Solutions, Inc. - our name is our mission

Outcomes Overview

 

Training

The Community Solutions Inc. Training and Resource Center provides comprehensive training and consulting services to federal, state and local municipalities, along with for-profit and nonprofit organizations throughout the United States and internationally.

Services Provided

  • Training-evidence-based practices, professional development, management and leadership skills
  • Consultation-what works and plans of action
  • Technical Assistance-implementing evidence-based practices
  • Quality Assurance-state-of-the-art tools to assure fidelity, customer satisfaction, internal and external auditing
  • Resources-regional, national and international trainers and consultants

Training

CSI offers training sessions provided by professionals with a wide array of experience and backgrounds. Each session is tailored to meet the needs of our customers. The CSI faculty includes doctorate-level professors and clinicians, licensed clinical social workers, professional trainers and MINT (Motivational Interviewing founders Miller and Rolnick certification) trainers. Learn more about our training staff.


Our training staff is certified in the following disciplines:

  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Level of Service Inventory
  • Youth Level of Service Inventory
  • Adult Substance Use Survey-revised
  • Reasoning and Rehabilitation 2-revised
  • Meyers Briggs Temperament Indicator (MBTI)
  • Cultural Sensitivity/Diversity

We will send trainers to your agency/location for added ease and convenience.

Examples of Training Topics and Curriculum-Based Trainings:

  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Motivational Enhancement Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Level of Service Inventory-Revised
  • Youth Level of Service Inventory
  • Adult Substance Use Survey-revised
  • Employment Services
  • Motivational Behavior Systems
  • Aggression Replacement Training
  • Skill-streaming the Adolescent
  • Treating Alcohol Dependence
  • Reasoning and Rehabilitation II-r (Juvenile and Adult)
  • Gender-Specific Training
  • Strength-Based Training
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Client Engagement Strategies
  • Management and Leadership Training
  • AND MANY MORE…

Consultation/Technical Assistance

We provide evaluation and assessment of your agency's strategies, goals and outcomes. Using the latest research and best practices, we assist leaders in formulating strategic plans to reduce recidivism, improve the quality of services and make the best use of resources. CSI Training and Resource Center staff are adept at providing outcome analysis, workload analysis, systems analysis, treatment type and skill level analysis and benchmarking, and best practices analysis.

Quality Assurance

We offer consulting, tools and training in the area of quality assurance for services from intake to discharge. Our quality assurance coaches use strength-based strategies, designed to increase employee skill level and confidence. Quality assurance tools have been designed in coordination with international researchers and endorsed by leaders in evidence-based practices. Quality assurance procedures include audio/video tape review, individual and peer coaching sessions and action plans to build on staff strengths.

Examples of Quality Assurance Tools:

  • Assessment (LSI-r, YLSI, ASUS-r, CMC, etc.)
  • Case Planning
  • Case Management Sessions
  • Client Engagement
  • Motivational Enhancement Therapy Sessions
  • Motivational Interviewing Techniques
  • Group Interventions (CBT, gender specific, adult and youth)

Sample Customers

  • Solano County Probation, State of California
  • Court Support Services Division, State of Connecticut
  • Department of Children and Families, State of Connecticut
  • Department of Correction, State of Connecticut
  • Department of Corrections, State of New Jersey
  • Child Welfare League of America
  • The Island Government of St. Maarten
  • Connecticut Women's Consortium
  • The Governor's Prevention Partnership, State of Connecticut
  • Department of Corrections, State of Kansas
  • Juvenile Probation, DeKalb and Chatham County, State of Georgia